Hello pals! Comfortable Monday and I hope that my pals who had been celebrating yesterday loved a blessed Easter. We had an awesome day with our fam.
The enjoyable began off with an Easter basket scavenger hunt. It extended the Easter basket enjoyable and P liked following the entire clues. Their baskets had been ready for them within the storage:
(They all the time get new swimsuits of their basket; this year it was these. Liv additionally obtained a brand new slime, lululemon bag, and sports bra, and P obtained an otter puppet, motion figures, and just a little sloth. They each obtained some peeps and chocolate eggs, too.)
Subsequent, we did the egg hunt exterior – the Easter bunny was tough with the hiding spots this yr – and obtained prepared for brunch at my aunt’s with my dad’s facet of the household. Nana’s famous egg dish and French toast were there, together with fruit, salad, cinnamon rolls, ham, potatoes, bellinis, mimosas, espresso, and limitless desserts. It was all the pieces.
My contribution to the feast was Ina Garten smoked salmon tartines on home made sourdough. SO straightforward and so so good.
We got here house to calm down afterwards, P jumped into the pool, we obtained the turkey out of the smoker for dinner, and I made gravy for the turkey + brownies to take to madre’s.
We completed the night at madre’s home with one other meals avalanche and sugar coma, and great firm. The youngsters are off college right this moment (YESSS) so their pals are coming over to play, and I’m catching up on issues round the home. I additionally did one thing to my again this weekend so I’m hoping the chiro can sneak me in for an emergency tune-up this am.
I hope you had a beautiful weekend, too!
For right this moment’s publish, I believed it could be enjoyable to write down a At present weblog publish just like the weblog days of yore. I all the time love when Julie does these posts, so I figured I’d publish one and meet up with ya’ll. I’d love to listen to your responses to those prompts, too!
At present: April 2023
Right here’s what’s happening these days round right here:
At present watching:
nothing! I would like one other outdated film to observe whereas I’m within the sauna blanket (my code is FITNESSISTA15 if you’ve been wanting one!). In case you have any recs, please ship them my means! These days I’ve been watching IHP modules whereas I roast, however it’s very arduous to take notes when your arm motion is restricted and also you’re dripping in sweat lol. I can’t await the brand new Brigerton sequence to launch and will certainly be watching that.
Present magnificence obsession:
This Eminence turmeric energizing treatment. My facialist beneficial this to me and it feels AMAZING. It heats up whenever you first apply it after which cools off. You let it set for 10-Half-hour after which rinse it off.
From the web site:
Formulated with turmeric, citrine gem stones and zeolite, this spicy golden powder awakens the pores and skin. As you slowly add water, activate your therapy right into a fluffy mousse bursting with power. Embrace the nice and cozy, exfoliating sensation and reveal silky, luminous pores and skin.
My pores and skin undoubtedly feels much less boring after I take advantage of this therapy about as soon as per week. I all the time like to modify up my skincare routine and that is undoubtedly in my high 5 merchandise proper now.
At present studying:
The Guest List. I really like the web page turner side of thriller-ish books, however usually keep away from them. Books which are heavy on trauma and violence are typically an excessive amount of for me, however Lucy Foley is usually okay. This one isn’t fairly as riveting as The Paris Apartment however I’m nonetheless having fun with it. I must be completed with it tonight and might’t wait to see what finally ends up occurring.
At present consuming:
Extra smoked salmon tartines. I liked this combo a lot (the gravlax sauce makes it), it’s going to be a breakfast staple together with a facet of scrambled eggs. Chef’s kiss.
At present enthusiastic about:
Summer time journey! We’re lastly taking the infants to Europe and I can’t. wait. We’re doing Italy and Greece, and it must be magical. They’re going to be blown away by the extremely meals and surroundings, and Greece is someplace I’ve all the time needed to go to. We have now further time in Rome, so please let me know if you happen to hav any high restaurant options.
We’ll possible be doing a cooking class or family-friendly tour whereas we’re there, too.
At present carrying:
Aviator Nation anything. Betsy obtained me hooked on this final summer season and there’s been no turning again. The garments are SO comfortable and dreamy – excellent once I’m working from house – however I made the error of getting the children on board with their stuff, too.
At present sipping:
Bone broth with lemon and sea salt in a mug. It’s so warming and comforting, and I’m having fun with this combo till it’s formally too scorching for bone broth round right here.
So, inform me pals: what are you studying, watching, carrying, and enthusiastic about proper now?? I’d love to listen to what’s happening in your life.